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Frosty Fall Colour

It’s a beautiful time of year. Frosty mornings are followed by sunny, crisp days. Colours pop out and are highlighted by ice crystals. As the trees shut down for the winter, the green pigments disappear and some of the underlying … Continue reading

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Fall Colour Beginning to Show

It’s early October, and there are a few plants that are starting to show some colour in the nursery. Some of the late blooming perennials are still putting on a good show. The asters especially are spectacular this time of … Continue reading

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Perennials On Sale!

If you’re looking for native perennials, ours are beginning to look great. Check out our summer special right here!

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Species Profile: Viburnum dentatum

We’re going to try to highlight a few native plant species that we believe are underutilized in the landscape and have lots of potential for use in southern Ontario. The first on the list for us is Viburnum dentatum, also … Continue reading

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Willow Container Special

We’re having another sale! For one week, and one week only, you can pick up a selection of our willow containers for up to 30% off. Check it out all the details here!

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Plug Special!

We’re having a sale! For one week, and one week only, you can pick up a selection of our plugs for up to 50% off. Check it out all the details here!

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Prairie Smoke: Two Attractions!

It’s a beautiful time of year in the nursery. Every time we turn around, there’s something else in bloom. And this year the perennials are added to the mix. Two weeks ago the prairie smoke (Geum triflorum) started blooming. Their … Continue reading

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Native Plants and Shoreline Buffer Strips

We’ve been working the City of Greater Sudbury over the past few years on a number of different projects over the past few years, including the restoration of old mining sites. More recent developments include the encouragement of the use of … Continue reading

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A Year of White Oaks

One fascinating aspect of working at a native plant nursery is that you have the opportunity of seeing native species in a variety of different stages of development. For example, we seeded these white oak (Quercus alba) last fall immediately … Continue reading

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The Greening of the Nursery

The foliage is finally coming out on the plants here at Verbinnen’s Nursery. It’s been a late spring, at least a week later than average, and about two or three weeks later than last year, when the season was especially … Continue reading

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